Forwarded from Marcel Hatch (Cuba tours)
lnp3 at panix.com
Mon Dec 17 07:41:14 MST 2001
Tour organizer Leonardo Hechavarría and I are proud to announce, on
behalf of the NDP Socialist Caucus, two stellar Cuba Education Tours.
In May 2002, 66 activists will travel to Cuba in two tours of 33 each
to meet and learn about the island's people and their efforts to
build a democratic society free of capitalism and oppression.
Tour One: "CUBA FOR BEGINNERS" will arrive in Havana and join with
one million Cubans celebrating May Day. This two-week sojourn offers
an incisive overview of the social, political and economic lives of
the Cuban people. Approximate dates: Monday 29 April - Monday 13 May,
Tour Two: "SOCIAL JUSTICE IN CUBA" will commence in mid-May for two
weeks for a candid examination of the achievements and aspirations of
women, people of colour, youth, and lesbians and gays on the island.
Approximate dates: Monday 13 May - Monday 27 May, 2002.
Our new website has a wealth of information on the tours and Cuba. We
invite you to check it out. You can get there through
It provides background on the upcoming tours, our hosts, itineraries,
past tours, travel tips, a registration form and costs, and an
impressive data bank of Cuba-related articles and internet links. As
well you'll find donations and contact information, and opportunities
to join Cuba news lists, along with photos, facts, film clips and
music from the island. The site expanding and we encourage readers to
make submissions to it.
Naturally, we look forward to any feedback you may offer about the
site. The NDP SC Cuba Education Tours have become an annual event and
we intend to create one of the best Cuba sites on the net.
Many people have already expressed interest in joining the tours. We
extend a warm invitation to you to travel with activists from Canada,
Quebec and the Americas to visit Cuba and witness a society and
government committed to working people and social equality.
Please share this information with your friends and colleagues.
In the meantime, we'll keep you posted about tour updates and Cuba
Yours in solidarity,
Marcel Hatch, assistant organizer
NDP SC Cuba Education Tours
Cuba. See it. Experience it. Feel it. Grow from it. Join us!
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